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EVENT: Outreach for the IPCC’s AR5 at the LEDS Asia Forum, November 2014

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN) invite you to the Launch of the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report at the start of the LEDS Asia Forum

Monday 10 November 2014, 14:00- 17:00

Sheraton Mustika Hotel, Yogyakarta, Indonesia


14:00 –  Welcome remarks:  Ali Tauqeer Sheikh, CDKN Asia Director;  Fredolin Tangang, IPCC Vice-Chair, Working Group I

14:15  – What does the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report tell us about the action the world must take?  Fredolin Tangang

14:35 – How is Asia’s climate changing?  Edvin Aldrian, IPCC Working Group I author, Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG), Indonesia

14:50 – Audience Q&A

15:15 – Hard talk: What do the IPCC’s findings mean for Asia’s prospects for climate compatible development?

  • Chaired by Ali Tauqeer Sheikh in conversation with:
  • Joyashree Roy (IPCC Working Group III author – Industry; Jadavpur University, India)
  • Poh Poh Wong (Working Group II author – Coasts; National University of Singapore)
  • And Edvin Aldrian, Fredolin Tangang (as above)

15:45 – Break

16:00 – Response to the Fifth Assessment Report from government and academia

  • Chaired by Ari Huhtala, CDKN Deputy Chief Executive, with:
  • Syamsidar Thamrin (Deputy Director, Weather and Climate, BAPPENAS – Indonesia’s Development Agency)
  • Rizaldi Boer (Director, Centre for Climate Risk and Opportunity Management in Southeast Asia Pasific (CCROM – SEAP), Bogor Agricultural University)
  • Ranping Song (Team Lead, China Climate and Energy Programme, World Resources Institute)

16:30 – Audience Q&A

16:55 – Closing words by Fredolin Tangang and Ali Tauqeer Sheikh

17:00 – End of formal event, beginning of networking hour


For more information on the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report:

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